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of the united states postal service located at 133 hare road in crosby, texas, as the army first sergeant david mcnerney post office building. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from new york, ms. buerkle, and the gentleman from virginia, mr. connolly, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from new york. ms. buerkle: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks and include ex -- extraneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. buerkle: thank you, mr. speaker. i would now like to yield as much time as he may consume to my distinguished colleague from the state of texas, sponsor of this legislation, mr. poe. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized. mr. poe: i thank the speaker and i thank the gentlelady from new york for yielding time. mr. speaker, it was the vietnam war. it was march, 1967. 45 years ago. army first sergeant david mcnerne
vacation. maybe even quit your job. but the dallas chapter of the naacp wants the texas lottery gone, saying it preys on the poor. brian todd has the story. >> reporter: juanita tells the saddest of stories. about a man who spent his money on lottery tickets and not on things he needed. >> well, he died and having no insurance because his insurance had elapsed, it was left up to the community and people that loved him to try to pull together funds in order to bury hi him. >> reporter: wallace's president of the dallas chapter is trying to get -- what are the primary reasons you want the lottery gone? research shows there are more poor people who purps these tickets than people who can actually afford it. >> reporter: wallace says the lottery preys on the poor and claims there are many more booths set up in poorer areas of dallas than in middle and upper income neighborhoods. contacted by cnn, the spokeswoman said they tried to reach all segments of the population. that they don't target poorer areas. but the texas lottery commission is required to do demographic studies and the most
towards the carolinas. and making a sweep toward texas. and another front is trying to push in from the southwest. that would likely bring us the chance of showers tomorrow, late tomorrow night, and through the weekend. take a look at our temperatures however. 85 degrees right now. 77 out toward oakland. the dew point is pretty low at 57. so that 85 right now, feels more like, well, 84 degrees. just one degree lower than the actual temperature. then you see, the temperatures are now starting to change going into this 4:00 hour. we expect to see the temperatures climb here over the next few days the and we could be back in the three- digit range coming next week. we'll talk about it coming up in your complete first warning forecast. >>> check in on our roads. here's kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. hi, kristy. >> hi, mary. hi, everyone. traffic not so nice out there. travel on the north side inner loop. heavy traffic from dulaney valley road to loch raven boulevard. also significant delays from 95 to security boulevard. traffic moving at only about 30 miles per hour. also some
. up next, lawmaker says don't mess with texas over voter i.d. laws. tonight's text to vote question. should republicans keep fighting against obamacare or move on to other issues? text sr1 to 36288. for keep fighting. sr2 for move on. results a little later on. building pass, corporate card, verizon 4g lte phone. the global ready one ? yeah, but you won't need... ♪ hajimemashite. hajimemashite. hajimemashite. you guys like football ? thank you so much. i'm stoked. you stoked ? totally. ... and he says, "under the mattress." souse le matelas. ( laughter ) why's the new guy sending me emails from paris ? paris, france ? verizon's 4g lte devices are global-ready. plus, global data for just $25. only from verizon. >> john: a spokesman for jesse jackson junior says the illinois congressman condition is more serious than initially believed. jackson is undergoing evaluation and treatment at an inpatient medical facility. congressman's office announced last week he was on medical leave and being treated for what they thought at the time was exhaustion. legal showdown between the lone star
custody of a monkey. this is for real. in bianna golodryga's home state of texas. the primate in question made a court appearance. john muller is on the case. >> reporter: strange noises and an air on monkey business fill a texas courtroom. a custody battle with a texas-sized twist. the kind of courtroom surprise reserved for a hollywood farce. the battle for custody is over a monkey. a 6-year-old monkey named kiko. donning a polka dot dress, the monkey in the middle of a custody battle between debbie burg and a mississippi woman who didn't appear in court but claims the funky monkey was originally hers before she was repossessed. with a monkey on her back, debbie can't imagine losing kiko. >> devastating. it would be hard on kiko, too. imagine taking a 6-year-old child and putting it into a home it doesn't know. >> reporter: berg said she bought kiko as a companion for her other monkey, daisy, a year before the mississippi woman's monkey was even born. with both in court, it was a cage full of monkeys. the texas judge and lawyer taking the monkeying around in stride. >> i wouldn't want t
by the musicologist alan lomax. >> what did your family do? where did they come from? >> well, they come from texas in the early day. my dad got to oklahoma right after statehood. he was the first clerk of the county court. and okemah, oklahoma. he is known as one of them old hard-hitting fist fighting democrats, you know, run for office down there and they used to miscount the votes all the time. so every time my dad went to town, the first question i would ask him when he come riding in on a horse that evening, i would say, "well, how many fights did you have today?" he would take me on his knee and proceed to tell me who he was fighting and why and all about it. we will show these fascists what a couple of hillbillies can do. >> where did you live, on a farm? >> no, i was born there in that little town. my dad built a six-room house, cost him about $7,000 or $8,000 for a day later, it burned down. >> what kind of a place was okemah? how big was it? >> in them days, about 1500 in 2000 a few years later, then about 5000. they struck some pretty rich oil pools all around there. all up and down the
real jail. >>> and finally in texas, follow that scooter. police are fishing for the man in this video who stole seafood from a walmart. using his motorized chair to make his escape. he lifted $200 of lobster tails, loaded them into his basket and just rolled out of the store. he stuffed the lobsters in his car and took off. authorities say an employee did get the license plate of the car. but not the scooter. >>> now for a look at your national weather, we turn to nbc meteorologist bill cairns. >> guy's got taste. >> if you're going to go for something, go to the lobster tails. >> corn on the cob in the car, littleneck clams and we got ourselves a barbeque. >> we're condoning eating a lot of lobsters. >>> there's a few things in life every weather guy has to do, blizzard, hurricane, chase tornadoes and go to the top of mount washington. the reason i mentioned all of these things, one of these things i haven't done, never been to death valley national park, california, one of the hottest places in the entire country. phoenix was 111, 114 in vegas. death valley is located here, it was 1
of a gruesome truck crash in south texas has died. police now think the accident was caused by a tire that separated. 15 people have passed away and 8 are still in this hospital after sunday's crash. all 23 people packed into the truck are believed to be illegal immigrants who had just crossed into texas. >>> and the los angeles city is cracking down on medical marijuana shops. voting to ban hundreds of medical marijuana dispensaries across the city. some neighbors who lived near pot shops have complained. if the mayor approves this crackdown, patients and caregivers will still be allowed to grow their own. >>> and return to the olympics, the opening ceremony is set for friday but the games start today believe it or not. six women's soccer games on the docket. >> good to know. the usa takes the field against france at noon eastern. the match is taking place not in london but glasgow scotland. good luck to the ladies of the u.s. of a. >> here we go, olympics time. in the meantime we have highlights from last night's baseball action. it was a little rough out there. all of the highlight
custody of a monkey. in texas. the primate in question made a court appearance. john muller is on the case. >> reporter: strange noises and an air on monkey business fill a courtroom. a custody battle with a texas-sized twist. the kind of courtroom surprise reserved for a hollywood farce. it's over kiko. donning a polka dot dress, the monkey in the middle of a custody battle between debbie burg and a mississippi woman who wasn't in court who claims the monkey was hers before it was repossessed. zw devastating. it would be hard on kiko, too. imagine taking a 6-year-old child and putting it into a home it doesn't know. >> reporter: burg said she bought kiko as a kon companion for her other monkey. with both in court, it was a cage full of monkeys. the texas judge and lawyer taking the monkeying around in stride. >> i wouldn't want to turn them loose this the courtroom. but it was kind of a delight to have them here. >> it's a good break from the normal lawsuits. >> reporter: as she strolled out of court, kiko seems pleased with the justice. the judge dwranted a stay so that the amongky can s
. >> a warmer planet means we have a greater likelihood of being unlucky. the chances of texas seeing another drought. colorado seeing another epic year of wildfires. all of these things become far more likely. >> reporter: it is also getting hotter at sea. in 2011, the second smallest area of ice on record. and over the last century sea levels have risen by 10 inches. at this pace by 2050, parts of cities like miami and new or leans will be underwater. and forecasters say the is possible the heat wave we just had is just the first one of the summer. there its another mass of warm air out west ready to roll this way. rob and sunny. >> sobering news, thank you, scott. >>> the intense summer heat is taking a toll on fish from the midwest down to the south. thousand of trout, carp and other fish have died as the hot weather heats up ponds and lakes and fish hatcheries like this one in north carolina. hatchery workers are scrambling to keep the water code. there is not much they can do. when temperatures get this high. >> terrible. >> unbelievable. that map is telling, miami, new orleans, cities
now" -- lack of sleep. that's what experts say caused a pilot's meltdown over texas mid flight. >>> why this raises new questions about flight crew fatigue and everyone's safety in the skies. it is wednesday, july 11th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good wednesday morning, i'm sunny hostin. paula faris is on assignment. >> and i'm rob nelson. good morning, everybody. and people are asking did a lack of sleep really make that pilot lose it in the middle of the flight? we all remember this story, he really did kind of have an episode. now saying it is sleep deprivation what led to it. >> it's possible. >> possible -- very interesting story. there is some doubt there as well. >>> also this morning, cities in crisis. coast to coast, the drastic steps in cities that have simply run out of money. talk about a sign of the times. entire cities declaring bankruptcy. shows you how tough it is out there for various parts of the country. east to west coast. >>> and coming up, face to face with a giant alligator. we hear from a teenager who survived an attack bu
in contempt of congress defended the justice department challenge to the texas voter i.d. law. >> under the proposed law, concealed handgun licenses would be acceptable forms of photo i.d. but student i.d.s would not. many of those without i.d.s would have to travel great distances to get them. some would struck to pay for the documents they might need to obtain them. we call those poll taxes. >> yes. >> tomorrow, mitt romney will take the stage here trying to appeal to black conservatives. then on thursday, vice president joe biden will attend a conference on the president's behalf. bret? >> thank you. still ahead, the culture war playing to your base, and staying focused. first, the new president faces off with the old guard in egypt. at shell, we believe the world needs a broader mix of energies. that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner electricity... that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and it's also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol - a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane. >>a minute, mom! let's broaden the world's energy
last year's drought in texas, and man-made climate change. a new study found that man-made heat made the texas drought roughly 20 times more likely. >> there definitely is a connection between greenhouse gases and extreme weather. we're seeing very strong evidence to suggest that not all, but many of the extremes that we're seeing around the planet are being enhanced by greenhouse gases. >> and every day in this record setting heat takes more of jeff fischer's crop and his livelihood away. >> it's stressful. it's stressful on myself and my family my father and i. this is a family farm. and we've watched it go down and down and down. >> reporter: noaa scientists meanwhile, are not saying that climate change causes any one specific drought like the one in illinois. they are saying the science is good enough now, they can lay odds on the connection. lee and erica? >> wyatt andrews, thank you. >>> security for this month's london olympics is a massive operation as you can imagine. on tuesday some residents who found themselves on the frontlines of olympic security
a huge mess. we're going to head down to texas for a look at some of the flooding down there. lynette? >> all right, charlie yes showers and storms to the south of us. but we are dry. we need some much-needed rain. when that happens coming up. >> thank you lynette. well traffic is just starting to peck up here on the west side of the beltway at old court road and a new accident on the jfx. >> a live look this morning at times square. trust us it really is there. that's not the traditional shot. to new york there for the latest in techbytes. >> reporter: in today's techbytes, the first under $30,000 all electric vehicle goes on sale in the u.s.. the 2012 mitsubishi car has rear wheel drive, speed sensitive steering and gets about 126 miles a gallon. >>> a sign of the times on the sidewalks of the big apple. the city now has a plan to start turning some old pay phone booths into wi-fi hot spots. the wi-fi will be available around the clock for free. >>> the new pitted head sunglasses can turn anyone into an amateur spy. the glasses conceal a hidden microphone and hd camera allowing wear
-3. atlanta are they split. and warm at the cell series finale between the texas rangers at the white sox. adrian beltre of the picture into right field to score ian kinsler is 1-0 that was the only damage the rangers could inflict on jose quintana. eight brilliant innings only two hits and eight strikeouts even better he got the victory and to kevin youkilis right field he won the game last night and won the game today. finish off the sweep and the trade is working out perfectly for everybody except maybe the red sox. >> that was a need for ross first tile enough to play first base on days like today we makes things around. prentice hall lot of intensity and to gain experience down the plan everyday what you play the game for sometimes have to take a breather but in the lineup every day good feeling just happy to be here and enjoy the ride i love this town. >> as for the all-star campaign it fell short of the texas jake peavy did not work out yu darvish edged out after a japanese voters nothing for jake peavy in kansas city but it was fun while it lasted. >> was not meant to be obviou
♪ ] [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> stephanie: good morning billy in texas. >> caller: hey steph you really just disarm me with that song. >> stephanie: that's why i do it. >> that's clever. >> stephanie: it's hard to get back to you're talking point. >> caller: have you ever wonder idea there is not a lot of gun debacles like that in texas? >> stephanie: why there are no gun debacles in texas. >> oh, there have been mass shootings in texas. >> caller: stand by and admit. every time one of these knuckle heads dye their hair in orange and pink we symptom them. >> stephanie: it's hair color. >> caller: let's not go there. >> you do preemptive violence. let's hurt them before they might hurt someone else. >> caller: vigilante. >> it is a vigilant any thing that you're talking about. >> caller: really, really? >> stephanie: that's grounds for assault if someone dyed--what are you, the mitt romney of texas? >> caller: would it have been better if we vigilantized that guy or he shot everybody up. >> are you just making stuff up, or do you really go and beat up people who you think might hurt people down the roa
with us, folks. thanks for watching. mitt romney spoke to the naacp convention in houston, texas today. he delivered a speech short on specifics and long on tepid generalities. >> some may wonder why a republican would campaign in the african-american community and address the naacp. i hope to address every american of every race, creed, and sexual orientation. from the poorest to the richest and everyone in between. >> romney was greeted with polite applause throughout the speech, and even got some encouraging organ music. >> i can't promise you that i'll agree on every issue, but i do promise that your hospitality to me today will be returned. we will know one another. and we will work to common purpose. >> the audience gave romney their attention and a fair hearing. at the end of the speech, the crowd respectfully offered a standing ovation to the candidate. the attendees gave him some credit for showing up. unlike the previous president, george w. bush, who openly shunned any invitations to the naacp convention. but there was one moment where mitt romney delivered an actual policy posi
know about him so far. also another person as died after that shocking crash in texas involving a pickup truck crammed with 23 people. we'll get details in our news around the nation. [ cellphone rings ] the wife. hey, babe. got the jetta. i wiped the floor with the guy! not really. i would've been fine with 0% for 36 months, but i demanded 60. no...i didn't do that. it was like taking candy from a baby. you're a grown man. alright, see you at home. [ male announcer ] the volkswagen autobahn for all event. we good? we're good. [ male announcer ] at 0% apr for 60 months, no one needs to know how easy it was to get your new volkswagen. that's the power of german engineering. ...more talk on social security... ...but washington isn't talking to the american people. [ female announcer ] when it comes to the future of medicare and social security, you've earned the right to know. ♪ ...so what does it mean for you and your family? [ female announcer ] you've earned the facts. ♪ washington may not like straight talk, but i do. [ female announcer ] and you've earned a say. get the f
. >>> two construction workers have been killed in a crane collapse on a college campus in texas. it happened yesterday afternoon in richardson texas at the university of texas at dallas as strong winds more than 40 miles an hour were passing through. students heard a loud crash and some of them say they thought it was thunder. >> we heard a loud just metal just hitting the ground, falling from the ground. i can't really explain the sound but, you know, the very loud sound. >> he said after that he heard the workers screaming. no university students or faculty were hurt but the crane was being used to build a large classroom building. >>> a new field poll shows that what kind of uphill climb senator dianne feinstein's opponent faces in the november senate race. feinstein leads 51% to 32% and when it comes to name recognition, 88% of people were able to give opinions of feinstein, only 35% were familiar with emkin, a republican businesswoman from danville. >>> san francisco's bicycle messengers may be pedaling their way onto the television screen. >> what's the best thing about be
conventions and major bench poll tan centers just to cause huge traffic jams. miguel in texas writes, have you lost your bearings? lose all those millions of dollars to boost the local economy? the conventions also give the president to-be and vice president time to make points who then go out and campaign hard for them up until the election. jk in minnesota, yes, do away with them and the electoral college and go on the popular vote. that way the candidates better pay attention to all parts of the country and not just the swing states. what a screwed up system we have. eric in toronto writes, you mean do away with the four-day commercial that no one watches? besides, the candidates' speeches, nothing else really matters. brandon in iowa writes, i'd say it's time to bag the conventions, they're a waste of time, money and promote the polarization of america. bob in ohio, nope, i would rather watch politicians and their supporters lying and partying than anything passes through my tv. like the unemployment isn't enough already, now you want to put a bunch of hookers out of business? if you want
... austin, texas... we are all here to represent the country we love this is for everyone back home it's go time. across america, we're all committed to team usa. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] what's the point of an epa estimated 42 miles per gallon if the miles aren't interesting? the lexus ct hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> welcome back to "hardball." republican governors in iowa and florida are making it harder for felons who have served their sentences to get back a fundamental right of citizenship. the right to vote. critics argue it is another way to tamp down voter turnout ahead of november's election especially ammon typically democratic voters. the bureau of justice reports that 60% of prison inmates across the nation are black or hispanic. florida and iowa are two of the handful of states that don't automatically reinstate an ex-felon's right to vote. but they happen to be swing states. joining me now are lenny curry, chairman of the florida republican party and eugene robinson, msnbc political analyst. and "washington post" columnist. mr. curry, what accounts info
baltimore south carolina... bloomington, california... austin, texas... we are all here to represent the country we love this is for everyone back home it's go time. across america, we're all committed to team usa. hey. hey eddie. i brought your stuff. you don't have to do this. yes i do. i want you to keep this. it'd be weird. take care. you too. [ sighs ] so how did it go? he's upset. [ male announcer ] spend less time at gas stations. with best in class fuel economy. it's our most innovative altima ever. ♪ >>> the obama campaign is trying to define mitt romney before he can define himself. new polling from swing states show it might be working. polls for priorities usa finds the president leading in some key battle ground states. let's check the "hardball" score board. starting in colorado, where the president has a 7-point lead over romney 49% to 42%. in florida the president leads governor romney by four. next to ohio where the president's lead is seven. 48% to 41%. in pennsylvania, obama's lead is nine. 49% to 40%. and in virginia, a closer race but the president is still up
can remain if you don't have it am sorry have texas. hundreds of people were turned away when a fire marshal clear the aisles and the doorways and the hallways in the elevators and stairways. we can't even begin to get into the science that was discussed there but the turnout surprise even the business. >>> when i used to be rock stars and we to know for us it's a huge deal does anybody else care about that resource? we didn't know whether we should have a better room and now we know. for anyone who would like to see the lecturer or anyone who was turned away it will be posted on the physics department website. from the weather center in the in a great video for you tonight as the sun was beginning to set you can see the marine layer cbs five whether camera drifting into the travelling that looks like from our camera this looks like our satellites clouds had made inland at least a good 60 mi. to next to the 2018 seoul take a while soon back away to the coast and then we will see sunshine that we did today. those clouds will cause damage i'd temperatures yesterday at 90 degrees and d
, north texas, little rock. yesterday they were 111. a lot of heat here. i'm telling new because some of that is going to break off and head toward us as we head toward the weekend. not going to be hundreds but well back in the 90s with this ridge here. all the heat, showers and storms, very powerful storms across parts of alabama, west florida, even coming out of michigan. so we've got the spotty showers on the future cast for the afternoon. lack at the storms in the mountains march toward the east this evening. 6:00 p.m. not everybody is going see the rain, and i know many folks need it. we're still seven and a half inches below normal since january 1st here in d.c. tonight things settle down, then tomorrow looks like the rain is going to be a little bit more weighed spread. so a better chance for showers and storms areawide tomorrow than today. then we're going to start to dry out and warm up. so about 81 today. yellow alert because some of us are going to be impacted by these storms where it may mess up an afternoon or evening plan to get outside. tonight we're dipping into the 70
in rural south texas. the cause of the accident is being investigated but a trooper at the scene said a blown out tire may be to blame. witnesses claim the truck's cab and bed were packed with illegal immigrants but that's yet to be confirmed by officials. u.s. immigrations and customs enforcement is taking part in the investigation. >>> here's a look at stories making news in america. in new orleans a 17 story building came crashing down on purpose. crews imploded the old palace hotel, also known as grand palace, to make room for a new medical center. >>> in florida a hospital that stood for 40 years met its own demise. the seven-story facility was turned to rubble in less than ten seconds after closing its doors two years ago. >>> also in florida, big trouble on a small runway when a massive c-17 military cargo jet landed at the wrong airport and nearly ran out of runway. the pilot thought he was arriving at mcdeel air force, but that's about four miles away. the crew was able to later successfully take off. >>> in massachusetts a woman fought back with mangos. after seeing two men
, texas voter i.d. law. he also pointed out the travel hardships of those that they face under the law. then he started out with these five words. >> we call those poll taxes. >> that ad lib was used in the jim crow style to deny african-americans to vote and they were ruled unconstitutional by the u.s. supreme court in 1937 and outlawed. still with me, bob franken, joy reid, wade henderson and lizz winstead. >> they deny the african-americans to vote. this is an added burden on those who should have unfettered access to the polls, people who have voted historically with absolutely no problem. to argue that there is a voter fraud issue is to use deceptive tactics to justify these abuses intended to rig the outcome of the election. holder was right. it's because he was a surrogate, a proxy for barack obama. an argument that he's fighting for all americans is real. joe biden touched on that in his remarks. i'd point out that romney ignored it entirely. >> this is aimed much more at his panic voters than african-americans. >> absolutely. >> and in florida they make it very clear this is a
buckled the pavement. >> this is happening across the country from wisconsin to texas. you're seeing streets buckling all over the place. >> reporter: in st. louis where it broke 100 degrees for the eighth straight day air conditioning repairmen worked overtime. >> i worked yesterday. >> reporter: today more record highs. at least 20 cities from atlanta to as far north as wisconsin. forecasters say relief may be just around the corner. >> we are looking at this pattern change to take place by the end of this weekend and certainly by the beginning of next week. it's going to feel much more comfortable especially for the middle of the country. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of people remain without power after last week's storms. outside washington, d.c. most of lisa's neighbors have electricity, but she is still in the dark. the utility says her power won't be back until at least sunday. >> when they told me july 8th this morning i cried. >> and cooler temperatures without soaking rains won't alleviate the abnormally dry conditions affecting more than 200 million americans -- two-
is addressing the naacp's annual convention being held in houston, texas. biden got a rousing welcome this morning unlike the reception that republican mitt romney received yesterday. >> when the economy was about to go over the cliff, i watched him make some of the toughest decisions any president has had to make since franklin delano roosevelt. he saved the nation's financial system and in doing so he prevented a worldwide depression. it wasn't a popular decision, but it was a essential decision and he was right. >> yesterday romney was booed by the same crowd when he said that he would eliminate nonessential programs, including president obama's health care reform law. mitt romney did hear polite applause when he spoke about helping the middle class. >>> in 2008 republican presidential candidate john mccain got just 4% of the african-american vote. >>> what's happening with congressman jesse jackson, jr. new information from his office is not putting to rest questions his absence from work. right now he is on medical leave. danielle nottingham reports many people on capitol hill ne
around in texas. heavy rain this morning with thunderstorms outside of houston and into central portions of louisiana. from there all the way through mississippi, alabama and georgia, that's where the rain is going to be today. that's where the humidity is. if you've noticed in the northeast lately, mid-atlantic, great lakes, ohio valley, it hasn't been that humid latedy. we need the humidity to get the thunderstorms in the afternoon and we desperately need some wet weather. but for today into tomorrow, most wet weather is down here in the southeast. we're not going to get it to the areas that need it, including new england, another dry warm day. temperatures in the 90s from albany to hartford, the humidity levels are very low, it won't be the oppressive heat and humidity. d.c. and philadelphia, another day in the 90s for you. still in the 90s from chicago to kansas city. the heavy rain threats in the southeast. still very warm in the west. it was 103 in salt lake city, utah yesterday and in death valley, california, ever heard of death valley national park, jonathan? >> i've heard of it
. >>> and finally in texas, follow that scooter. police are fishing for the man in this video who stole seafood from a walmart using his motorized chair to make his escape. he lifted $200 worth of lobster tails. he loaded them right into the basket, road out to the store and stuffed the crustaceans and drove off. somebody got a license from the vehicle but not a look at the car. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. we can't script these things. >> no butter? >> he went else where for the butter. >>> well, good morning, everyone. yesterday an amazingly hot temperature was recorded in dealt valley national park in california. it was 128 degrees there at the floor of death valley for the hottest locations on the entire planet. they got as high as 134. 128 is still just amazing. it was 114 in vegas. so all the encredible heat that was over the entire heat last week is still over utah. so we had rain yesterday, much needed rain, welcomed rain. louisiana, mississippi, through georgia, also through through the
says the organization supports jackson 100%. >>> a texas graduate student out of critical condition at a south africa hospital after being maul by chimps he was studying. he was between two fences in an area known as a no-go one chimp reached under an electric fence and grabbed his feet they dragged him and tore into him. experts say the chimps were protecting their territory. after signatures hours of surgery the 26-year-old is in an induced coma with a broken arm and torn ligaments, he has lost fingers and toes. >> he's sedated seriously ill, as we know. he is stable. >> his family says they have no doubt that he will continue to do whatever work with chimps he's able to do, because that has always been his passion. >> they are so powerful, people underestimate how much damage -- >>> [ inaudible ] >>> new help thousands of californians struggling to keep their homes may be getting. >>> more than two legal parents? why local lawmakers fighting back to school time means back to school germs. that's why lysol partners with schools to help teach healthy habits, habits you can reinforc
, arkansas, yesterday. oklahoma city, 107. many areas from texas to arkansas, southern missouri and kansas, we'll do it all over again. some areas shot once again of hitting 110 degrees. and oklahoma city's forecast, look at this, lynn, 108 through thursday and we cool it off to 100 on saturday. >> that's like an arizona forecast. >> easily. hot arizona forecast. >> all right, bill. thanks so much. >>> stocks finish flat, hsbc takes another hit and the end of a rhode island institution. the first look at this morning's business headlines is straight ahead. >>> ichiro hits the century mark, and the angels pull the old switcher yo on the rangers. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. ♪ the one and only, cheerios [ female announcer ] the next generation of investing technology is now within your grasp with the e-trade 360 investing dashboard. e-trade 360 is the world's first investing homepage that shows you where all your investments are and what they're doing with free streaming quotes, news, analysis and even your trade ticket. everything exactly the way you want it, all on one page. tr
when it went off the road and slammed into two trees in rural south texas. the cause of the accident is being investigated but a trooper at the scene says a blown-out tire could be to blame. witnesses claim the truck's cab and bed were packed with illegal immigrants but that has yet to be confirmed by usuals. u.s. customs officials are taking part in the investigation. >>> here's a look at the other news going on around america today. in new orleans a 17-story building came crashing down on purpose. crews imploded the old palace hotel, also known as the grand palace, to make room for a new medical center. >>> in florida a hospital that stood for four years met its own demise. the seven-story facility was turned to rubble in less than four seconds after closing its doors two years ago. >>> also in florida, big trouble on a small runway when a massive c-17 military cargo jet landed at the wrong airport and nearly ran out of runway. the pilot apparently thought he was arriving at mcdale air force base four miles away. the airport he landed at is reserved for smaller planes and helicopte
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